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Lakkapuram is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°18′16.0″N 77°45′22.9″E / 11.304444°N 77.756361°E / 11.304444; 77.756361Coordinates: 11°18′16.0″N 77°45′22.9″E / 11.304444°N 77.756361°E / 11.304444; 77.756361
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
Population (2011)
 • Total9,739
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN638 002
Telephone code0424
Vehicle registrationTN-33 (Erode East)
Nearest cityErode

Lakkapuram or Punjai Lakkapuram is a Village Panchayat located in Erode district, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Lakkapuram village falls under Modakurichi taluk.


As of 2011 census, Lakkapuram village had a total population of 9,739 with 4,875 males and 4,864 females. Out of the total population 869 are under 6 years of age. Lakkapuram has a literacy rate of 79.62% which is lower than TamilNadu average.[1]

Lakkapuram Hill Temple[edit]

Lakkapuram Murugan Temple is one of the famous Hindu temples dedidated to Lord Muruga, located in the city of Erode, on Erode-Karur Highways. Temple named Sempu Malai.


It is about 9 km from Erode Central Bus Terminus, 6 km from Erode Junction and 7 km from Erode Junction Bus station in Tamil Nadu, India. The village is located on the State Highway-84A, where it bisects Erode Ring Road.

Being situated in the southern periphery of Erode, the Erode Municipal Corporation has decided to expand its limit by merging Lakkapuram into its jurisdiction. [2]

Notable Personalities[edit]

Dr. L. K. Muthusamy - freedom fighter. Dr. L. M. Ramakrishnan - philanthropist and correspondent B.V.B institutions. Dr. L. S. Subramaniam - philanthropist and a famous childrens' specialist. Mr. L. S. Ramamurthy - philanthropist.

Surendiran Subramanian, Chitra Ramasamy


The economy of this urban area is majorly deal with Power-looms, Textile production.

A vast number of Loom units were present in this area resulting in textile trade.

Kongu Vellala Gounders, a community with a strong agricultural background in the surrounding villages, are also engaged in commerce in the town.

With the Regional Transport Office (RTO) just a kilometre from Lakkapuram, and the belief that the corporation area to be extended, the real estate price have soared up..


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  2. ^ "Erode Corporation limits sets for expansion". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-19.